Resilience: You Can Develop It Today

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Burnout isn’t due to resiliency deficit. It’s still a system issue

The prevalence of physician burnout has been well documented, and many organizations initially offer resilience training to improve physician well-being. However, while maintaining and strengthening resilience is important, physicians do not have a deficit in resilience. Instead, a recent study reinforces that additional solutions—such as those addressing system issues—are needed to reduce physician burnout and promote well-being…


Resilience: You Can Develop It Today

In these tumultuous times, personal resilience could be key to your survival, whether as a businessperson, an employee or if you’ve just been laid off. (We’re talking emotional more than financial survival — not that financial survival is any less important.)

What does it mean to be resilient? How can you develop resilience?

Being resilient means you bounce back from a sudden disruption or setback. You understand it may be a permanent change and you’re determined to adapt and keep going. Psychology Today tells us that resilience is “the psychological quality that allows some people to be knocked down by the adversities of life and come back at least as strong as before. Rather than letting difficulties, traumatic events or failure overcome them and drain their resolve, highly resilient people find a way to change course, emotionally heal and continue moving toward their goals.”

Have we ever needed this more? I’m not sure we have!

Can you develop resilience? Yes, you can.

The first thing is to know what your goals are. Have you written them down lately? If you’re unsure of your goals, you’ll be unsure of yourself. You’re more likely to be thrown off track when bad things happen…


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